Sinclair C5 is voted biggest gadget disaster of all time

Leon Poultney
Sinclair C5 is voted biggest gadget disaster of all time
Sinclair C5 is voted biggest gadget disaster of all time

Sir Clive Sinclair will want to be remembered for his tireless contribution to consumer technology - such as the slim line electric pocket calculator and the Sinclair ZX Spectrum games console - not the commercial failure that was the C5.

To rub salt into the wound further, the British inventors' battery-powered three-wheeled vehicle has recently been voted 'the biggest gadget disaster of all time' in a poll carried out by the organisers of the upcoming Gadget Show Live event.